For those who know me, they won’t be surprised that I’m rather prone to saying yes to whatever sporting challenge I get suggested or offered. This was how I found myself with three back to back weekends of events. Starting with RedBull timelaps on the 26th – 27th Oct where our amazing Spokes of Bagshot… Read More Bumper issue as its been a busy three weeks – Timelaps, Ballbuster & Ecotrail Madrid 🕛🚴♀️🏃🏼♀️🚴♀️🌧️🌬️🏃🏼♀️🌳🦉
On the 1st Sept I completed my third middle distance triathlon – the Challenging Events New Forest Middle Distance triathlon. I wasn’t to be faced with mountains this time, but I did find out the New Forest is no-where near as flat as I thought it was. The 1,900m swim was in the beautiful Ellingham… Read More Taking the No 1 spot at the New Forest Middle Distance triathlon!
Widely believed to be the toughest triathlon in the UK, the Odlo Snowman Legend Distance triathlon consists of a 1,500m swim in the stunning Llyn Mymbyr, 91km bike in the challenging climbs of Snowdonia, and a 21km run including 5km going up Moel Siabod. On the 28th July, I was on the start line waiting… Read More Toughest Triathlon in the UK completed
It’s been a busy couple of weeks and my legs sure can feel it. It all started with the Standard Distance European Triathlon Championships in Weert on the 1st June. This was my first European champs, but I was familiar with the lovely flat Dutch roads after competing in the World Champs in Rotterdam in… Read More Three weeks, three events done and lots of miles covered – European Triathlon Champs, Swiss Canyon Trail run & Amer 100!
As you know I love being outdoors and doing sport – why else would I take on triathlon. While many think I’m a bit mad (and I likely am) the joy I get and see many others get from doing sport and being active is priceless. It’s also why I admire and want to support… Read More #Amer100 challenge for the Youth Adventure Trust
It’s now my third season doing triathlon and having competed at sprint and standard distance, along with knowing I’ve got much more of a diesel than petrol engine – I decided to have a go at middle distance which involves a 1900m swim, 91km bike and 21km run. On the 19th May I took part… Read More First middle distance triathlon – The Grafman
On Sunday 2nd Dec I took part in the AAT Events Hogs Back Road Race. The race has been held for 58 years, so it was about time I had a go! Also it was pretty cool to see my Strava drawing of a Hog at the end of the race. It was a tough… Read More One hell of a hog of a hill to enjoy on the Hogs Back Road Race